Halifax Hariers
Halifax Harriers Athletics Club - Est. 1888

Membership

Until further notice, due to the high demand for places in our Junior Section (under 16 years), we are not accepting applications from new members who only wish to train for general fitness, or to improve their fitness for another sport (football, rugby, netball etc).

IF YOU ARE EAGER TO RUN/COMPETE FOR HALIFAX HARRIERS PLEASE COME DOWN AND HAVE  A GO.

 

If you are 8, 9 or 10 years old you will train on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6pm to 7pm on the running track. (You may come both nights or just on one night per week)

PLEASE COME AT 5:45pm on your first time to register  your details.

 

If you are 11 to 17 years old you will train on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7pm to 8pm on the running track. (You may come both nights or just on one night per week)

PLEASE COME AT 6:45pm on your first time to register your details.

 

There is a charge of £2 per night until you join the club.

We are still taking applications for membership from those who are 11 years and older who wish to join the disability group, who train at 7pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

PLEASE COME AT 6:45pm on your first time to register your details. 

There is a charge of £2 per night until you join the club.

If you are 18 or older you may come down on any Tuesday or Thursday. 

Road and track running is available on both nights at 7pm.

PLEASE COME AT 6:45pm on your first time to register your details.

There is a charge of £2 per night until you join the club.

Halifax Harriers Athletic Club was formed in 1884. We are affiliated to ENGLAND ATHLETICS for Track and Field, Cross Country, Road and Fell running. Our home base is the athletics track at Spring Hall on Huddersfield Road, about 1 mile out from Halifax Town centre.

Everybody is welcome to join the Harriers (minimum age is 8 years), no matter what your ability. 

 JUNIOR TRAINNG  TIMES ETC

 SENIOR TRAINING TIMES AND GROUPS

You are welcome to train with the Harriers for four weeks before joining the club.

There is a fee of £2 per night  until you join. (The £2 fee is no longer payable once you have joined the club).

You will find information about when and where we train on our training pages.

 Membership from 1st December 2017 to 31st December 2018                        

 FeeTrack use

ALL MEMBERS (Except below)

£40

Free

Coach  (Not training with or competing for the club)

Free

Free

Social member

£5 No

Reduced membership for Students living away from home

£30 Yes

MEMBERS HAVE FREE USE OF THE ATHLETIC TRACK ON CLUB NIGHTS

If you require any additional information, please send email to 

treasurer@halifaxharriers.co.uk

Code of Conduct for Athletes

 As a responsible athlete you will:

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every athlete, coach, technical official and others involved in athletics and treat everyone equally.
  • Anticipate and be responsible for your own needs including being organised, having the appropriate equipment and being on time
  • Inform your coach of any other coaching that you are seeking or receiving so that they can ensure that there is no conflict with their coaching
  • Always thank the coaches and officials who enable you to participate in athletics

As a responsible Athlete, when participating in or attending any athletics activities, including training/coaching sessions and competition events you will:

  • Avoid swearing and abusive language and irresponsible behaviour including behaviour that is dangerous to yourself or others, acts of violence, bullying, harassment and physical and sexual abuse. (Any act of this kind will be reported to the committee and you may be banned from the club)
  • Act with dignity and display courtesy and good manners towards others
  • Challenge inappropriate behaviour and language by others
  • Never engage in any inappropriate or illegal behaviour
  • Avoid destructive behaviour and leave athletics venues as you find them

In addition, athletes, especially young athletes and vulnerable adults, should follow these guidelines on safe participation in athletics

  • Notify a responsible adult if you have to go somewhere (why, where and when you will return)
  • Strictly maintain boundaries between friendship and intimacy with a coach or technical official
  • Never accept lifts in cars or invitations into homes on your own without the prior knowledge and consent of your parent/carer
  • Report any accidental injury, distress, misunderstanding or misinterpretation to your parents/carers and club Welfare officer as soon as possible.
  • Report any suspected misconduct by coaches or other people involved in athletics to the club welfare officer as soon as possible
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